Thirty years ago Belgian businessman Dominique Janssens and his family were passing through the village of Auvers-sur-Oise when they were rear ended-right in front of the Auberge Ravoux where Vincent Van Gogh spent the last days of his life. In this village of 7,000 souls Van Gogh produced an astonishing 80 works in the last 70 days of that all too brief life that he took on the 29th day of July 1890.
A Day in Champagne
A day in champagne, the effervescent paradise, is the ideal day trip for visitors and locals.
Jean Cocteau at Milly-La-Foret
Flush with money after the extraordinary success of the film Beauty and the Beast in 1947, Jean Cocteau and his lover and star, Jean Marais, moved into this house near Fontainebleau, in the village of Milly-La-Foret.
With its three chateaux, gardens and parks, Versailles is an immense estate. Louis XIV the Sun King is the creative force of Versailles. He turned Versailles into a sumptuous estate and the symbol of absolute monarchy in the 17th century.
Normandy D-Day Tour
A full day dedicated to memory of the heroes of the last world war but also a charming visit of this Normandy region famous for producing cider, calvados liquor, the unrivalled Camembert cheese and historical medieval cities.
Situated in Normandy, the village of Giverny is world-wide known for Claude MONET’s house and atelier.
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